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Province Releases Our Way Forward: Manitoba’s Culture Policy and Action Plan

March 12, 2019 First New Culture and Creative Framework in a Generation: Cox Following the first review of Manitoba’s cultural policy in nearly three decades, the province has released an action plan that will guide the decision-making process for Manitoba’s cultural and creative industries, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “Our government […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201956 Views

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Cornwallis And Ryerson: Heros Or Villians? – FCPP

February 20, 2019 How much of a hero do you have to be to warrant a statue? How much of a villain do you have to be to have your name stripped from streets, bridges, or schools? The brouhaha surrounding the memory of Edward Cornwallis and Egerton Ryerson means that Canadians and their governmental representatives […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201939 Views

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IISD: Damage and Costs Caused by Flooding in Manitoba Could Be Reduced by Investing in Natural Infrastructure

WINNIPEG, September 19, 2018—The damage caused by the frequent flooding that Manitoba endures annually could be significantly mitigated if more were invested to maintain its natural infrastructure, such as wetlands and riverbeds. This is according to a new report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation and the Winnipeg-based International […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201873 Views

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Indian Cities – FCPP

August 7, 2018 In 2013, the small outport community of Little Bay Islands, Newfoundland, had to make a very emotional decision. The local economy had completely dried up. The crab processing plant had closed, and the community was far away from government public services. Looking at its bleak prospects, the small community applied for provincial […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201858 Views

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Minister MacAulay wraps up A Food Policy for Canada regional sessions in Winnipeg, Manitoba

September 29, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for the country’s health, environment, social, and economic goals related to food; while also identifying actions that can be taken in the short-term to improve Canada’s food system. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, along […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2017110 Views

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The Rosy Past – FCPP

September 6, 2017 Most of us tend to be nostalgic about our ancestral past. Researching one’s family tree has become a popular and passionate pastime. We imagine that when our forefathers lived, things were simpler, and in some ways, better than the complicated lives we live now. But when we dig into our past, we […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2017169 Views

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Content Knowledge Makes Learning Possible – FCPP

August 28, 2017 There is a longstanding debate among educators about the importance of specific content knowledge in the curriculum. Generally speaking, progressive educators favour a non-content specific learning process while traditional educators say there is a defined body of knowledge that all students should master. The 21st Century Learning movement, with its emphasis on non-content […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2017103 Views

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Cultural Diffusion and Cultural Appropriation – FCPP

August 24, 2017 Anthropologists have long known that one of the major origins of culture is diffusion, the spreading of culture from one place, one population, one society to another.[i] Since the beginning of mankind, every culture developed and evolved through both internal innovation and borrowing from outsiders. This is not debated; it is a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2017116 Views

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Frontier Centre Appoints new Vice-President of Research

The Frontier Centre for Public Policy has appointed Gerard Lucyshyn as Vice-President of Research effective August 15, 2017. Gerard will be taking over for outgoing Vice-President Dr. Rodney Clifton who will be taking on the responsibility as Publications Editor for Frontier and will also remain as a Senior Research Fellow within the Aboriginal Futures and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2017138 Views

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Chiefs Call for The Abolition of the Indian Act – FCPP

August 14, 2017 Craig Blacksmith was a candidate in the Association of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) recent election. He ran on a platform of getting rid of the Indian Act. While he made it clear that he was not calling for an end to the lucrative relationship that Status Indians have with the federal government Mr. Blacksmith said […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 2017174 Views

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